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Preparing successful bids and tenders for the public sector

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Get the help you need to win public service contracts with this four-part course. Covering everything from seeking out the right opportunities, to going through the actual bidding process and managing risks in service delivery, this course is essential to all charity managers and trustees responsible for bidding and tendering.

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 Course structure

  •  what the public sector wants delivered and where to find opportunities 
  •  developing partnerships to deliver public services
  •  managing risk in delivering public services and contracts
  •  public sector bidding and tendering processes

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course you should:

  • have an understanding of what the public sector wants to fund
  • know where to look for public sector opportunities
  • understand the benefits of working with partners in delivering public services
  • know how to avoid the main financial risks involved in public service delivery
  • understand how public sector tendering is organised.

About the trainer

Julian Saunders is an experienced freelance bid writer and project manager with a strong record of success in developing project partnerships, bidding for funds and implementing projects which meet targets and generate impact. He specialises in helping organisations tackle youth unemployment and increase participation in education, but also works with a range of other community based projects. One of his successes over the last 15 years is the preparation of successful bids for more than £12 million worth of project funding tackling non participation in education, employment and training.

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Want to watch another course on bidding and tendering?

Watch our free video course Write a winning funding bid delivered by PA Consulting Group's management consultant Tom Rowson. 

Page last edited Jan 27, 2021

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